Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators

Online Course

Future Learn
Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators

What is the course about?

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators
The course Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators is an online class provided by Raspberry Pi Foundation through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Explore the basics of Python. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll learn to code your first program. Supported by Google.
Course description
  • Learn how to program in Python with help from Raspberry Pi
  • 4 weeks
  • On this course, you’ll explore programming in Python. Guided by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, you’ll discover basic programming concepts, learning how to understand the basics of Python syntax and interpret error messages.
  • Ultimately, you’ll use your new coding skills to create your first program – which will be able to solve a simple problem.
  • Basic programming concepts such as repetition and sequencing
  • When and how to use a ‘for’ loop, an ‘if’ statement, a ‘while’ loop, and functions
  • Creating your own program to solve a simple problem
  • The basics of Python syntax
  • How to interpret error messages
  • Explore basic programming concepts such as sequencing and repetition
  • Identify use cases for ‘for’ and ‘while’ loops, if statements and functions
  • Produce your own program to solve a simple problem
  • Interpret error messages, with a knowledge of basic Python syntax
  • This course would suit educators who have no experience of programming in Python.
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation
  • The Raspberry Pi Foundation works to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world, so they are capable of understanding and shaping our increasingly digital world.
  • National Centre for Computing Education
  • National Centre for Computing Education courses

Prerequisites & Facts

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators

Course Topic

Coding & Programming, IT & Computer Science, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing

University, College, Institution

Raspberry Pi Foundation

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Programming 101: An Introduction to Python for Educators

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Raspberry Pi Foundation you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Raspberry Pi Foundation
Topic: Coding & Programming, IT & Computer Science, STEM Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching Computing
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